Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp 3807c

Come and learn how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "Tree Army" helped lift America out of the Great Depression while leaving behind a legacy in Texas known as State Parks- including Fort Parker!

When May 03, 2014
from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Every week until May 31, 2014
Where Fort Parker State Park
Contact Name Fort Parker State Park Staff
Contact Phone (254) 562-5751
Attendees History Buffs - Adult & Youth

Putting young men to work across the nation, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built state and national parks, and helped preserve our natural resources. This presentation will discuss the events leading up to the Great Depression, the role of the CCC  in helping America defeat the greatest financial crisis in our nation's history and how they built Fort Parker State Park and many other parks in the Texas State Park System. Program starts at 8:00 p.m. at the open pavilion. 

Bring a lawn chair as seating is limited.  Held at the Open Pavilion in Fort Parker State Park.  Accessible for the mobility impaired.  This program is free with paid park entrance fee or a State Park Pass.

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